Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a fatal crash at Lake Macquarie overnight.
Shortly after 2am on Saturday police believe that a Hyundai Getz was being driven in a northerly direction along the southbound lanes of the Pacific Highway at Cams Wharf.
Approximately 300 metres north of the intersection with Cams Wharf Road the Hyundai collided with a Holden Commodore that was travelling south in the southbound lanes.
The driver of the Hyundai, a 38-year-old woman was killed at the scene while the driver of the Holden, a 49-year-old man was conveyed to John Hunter Hospital with serious injuries.
Police from Lake Macquarie Local Area Command attended and established a crime scene.
Police have urged anyone who witnessed the Hyundai driving prior to the crash to come forward and contact investigators or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
Police will prepare a report for the Coroner outlining the full circumstances of the woman’s death.